Earth's Moon - Apollo 12

Oblique view of Copernicus crater on the Moon

Earth's Moon
This oblique view taken from the Apollo 12 command module shows the 107 km Copernicus crater centered at 9.7 N, 20.1 W. The surrounding area is Mare Insularum. Directly below Copernicus in the image is the elongated Fauth and Hauth A crater. The view is looking north-northwest. (Apollo 12, AS12-H-51-7541)
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Location & Time Information
Date/Time (UT): 1969-11-12
Distance/Range (km): N/A
Central Latitude/Longitude (deg): 05., 20. W
Orbit(s): N/A

Imaging Information
Area or Feature Type: crater
Instrument: Hasselblad Camera
Instrument Resolution (pixels): Film Type - SO 168
Instrument Field of View (deg): 60 mm Focal Length
Filter: None
Illumination Incidence Angle (deg): N/A
Phase Angle (deg): N/A
Instrument Look Direction: N/A
Surface Emission Angle (deg): N/A

Ordering Information
CD-ROM Volume: N/A
NASA Image ID number: AS12-H-51-7541
Other Image ID number:
NSSDC Data Set ID (Photo): 69-099A-01C
NSSDC Data Set ID (CD): N/A
Other ID: N/A


[NASA Logo] Authors/Curators:

Dave Williams,, (301) 286-1258
Code 690.1, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
Greenbelt, MD 20771, USA

Jay Friedlander,, (301) 286-7172
Code 612.4, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
Greenbelt, MD 20771, USA

NASA Official: Ed Grayzeck,

Last updated: 24 September 2015